Brenda Tan
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"For me, it depends on the topic and number of panelists.  Where the number is smaller (3 or 4) I usually assign a colour for that panelist and record their colour.  Moderator is usually black, and comments go by panelist colours.Ditto for…"
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Graphic Recording, Graphic Facilitator, Lead Facilitator, Visual Practitioner, Trainer, Educator
Trailblazer Associates International
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14 Robinson Road #13-00
Far East Finance Building
Singapore 048545
Office: (+65) 68584678
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Making Visible the Invisible
Graphic Recording for Large Group Meetings
Graphic Recording for Small Group Meetings
Graphic Facilitation
Graphic Recording & Facilitation Workshops

Brenda is a Co-Founder and in-house Graphic Recorder with Trailblazer Associates International (TAI). Her work supports meeting delegates' meaning-making of their complex and ever-changing contexts, helping them gain clarity about their preferred futures and paths. Brenda integrates individual voices in an organisation or community into Visual Stories, with complex ideas being shared effectively and efficiently. Her graphics stimulate delegates' creativity, enhance group problem-solving and facilitate emergence of adaptive strategies.

Since 2008, Brenda has been engaged to record Conference Keynote Addresses, Innovation Discussions, Strategic Planning and Senior Leadership meetings and retreats, and is a vital pillar in TAI's large-group interventions using Appreciative Inquiry, Future Search, Open Space Technology and the World Cafe, ranging from 70 to 420 delegates.

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Make Visible the Invisible

Posted on August 16, 2012 at 7:16pm 0 Comments

As I ponder the work I do, I've increasingly understood it as work that makes visible the invisible.

Concretising discussions to be something visible helps greatly, especially when words in the air is sometimes received differently because of the receivers' different culture and background.

This is especially true in the environment I work in. Singapore has always been multicultural, and locals have even come up with a language - Singlish - which utilises most meaningful…


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At 4:34am on July 11, 2015, Kailin Huang said…

Thank you Brenda! I am very privileged to have you as my Mentor. 


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